Annotated Bibliography:
-You need an annotated bibliography on your final essay
-For bibliography, first, you have to have a good title. The topic for the final essay is Drugs as a health concern. You have to find a minimum of five articles about this topic for your final essay (at least two must be academic from this course, our reading materials would be very helpful).
-You need to write a paragraph explaining each article (totally 5).
– It is should be content analysis style and you need to have category.
-You can use references from the course.


Final Essay Prompt: The final essay is a text analysis of news reports (newspapers, television
reports, radio news) on a drug-related at regional, national, international, or transnational
level. The topic is quite open (from the involvement of Elvis Presley in the media campaign
against drugs up to the Opium Crisis). You need to collect, at least, seven reports on your
case study, analyze the news framing (i.e., the journalist perspectives, the language,
pictures and/or images that come along with the report). You also need to discuss your
topic through academic lenses. In other words, you need to collect data from academic
sources to compare/contrast/criticize what and how journalists have reported your case
You can also analyze political commentary (news editorials, political radio talk, etc.), but
you need to have a clear differentiation between them and news reports.


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